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September 2, 2014

The International Food Relief Partnership (IFRP) program in the Kyrgyz Republic is funded by the USAID Office of Food for Peace. The IFRP strives to reduce food insecurity among the most vulnerable groups, including children, women, patients with TB and mental diseases, people with disabilities, elderly citizens and orphans. 

In 2014, IFRP will deliver and distribute Harwst Lentil Pro, a fortified, dehydrated, lentil-blended micro-nutrient soup mix, produced by Breedlow Dehydrated Foods in Lubbock, Texas. This will be the seventh round of IFRP program in the Kyrgyz Republic.

The 2014 round is implemented by the American NGO Resource and Policy Exchange (RPX), in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic. On site the program is administered by the local Public Foundation Ergene.

December 10, 2013

A consortium of local firms – competitively selected by REFORMA – advised the ministry on development of this strategy.  Led by the Kyrgyz Mining Association, the consortium worked with the Mineral Resources Policy Department of the Ministry of Economy to analyze practices of countries with top-performing mining sectors. 

December 2, 2013

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) organized a series of public events throughout the Kyrgyzstan in observance of World AIDS Day. These events were conducted in Bishkek and Osh cities, and in Jalalabad and Chui oblasts. According to the data from Republican AIDS Center in Kyrgyzstan published in November 2013, 5,060 of people living with HIV are registered in the country, but experts estimate that the actual number is even higher.

December 2, 2013

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in close cooperation with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, will hand over agricultural machinery and equipment to 10 competitively selected livestock breeding farms as part of the Economic Development Fund Program. 

November 5, 2013

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Youth Theater for Peace project will hold a public performance November 6 at 1:30pm on at the Dostuk Hotel (429 Frunze). This performance will demonstrate Drama through Conflict Transformation practices, which help youth to understand and resolve conflict both in their communities and at the national level.  All groups or individuals interested in the use of theater for community dialogue are invited to attend.   

November 1, 2013

The Kyrgyz Republic is the only freely elected parliamentary democracy in post-Soviet Cen-tral Asia, and in 2011, was the first in the region to experience a peaceful transfer of presi-dential power. The United States supports progress toward a prosperous, democratic and stable Kyrgyz Republic to enable the country to play an important role in security and eco-nomic prosperity for all of Central Asia, including Afghanistan.



USAID/Kyrgyz Republic produced a 2014 wall calendar that includes images of beneficiaries and brief captions telling about USAID assistance in the country. The calendar includes images of projects working to improve the quality education, health care services, youth support, local economic development, agricultural productivity, food security and independent media in the Kyrgyz Republic. USAID's successes in cooperation are highlighted throughout the calendar.


Water and Hope Flow Back into Kyrgyzstan's Hard-Hit South

March/April 2013
Renovation of Soviet-era irrigation system brings 10,000 hectares of farmland back to life.


Environmental Awareness: The Roots of Peace

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Earth Days bridge dialogue and action, addressing conflict over natural resources in Kyrgyzstan.

Last updated: September 02, 2014

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